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May 1, 2014 8:30pm PDT
plot on in tokyo present she's in pain is promising decisive action after a bombing at a train station in western china state media say to religious extremists were behind the attack on wednesday in the same zellweger autonomous region and both of them were killed. that said the assailant started slashing people outside the station in the regional capital raunchy. then they set off bombs they were carrying. they killed one bystander and wounded seventy nine other people. government officials say the attackers have long participated in extremist militias activities the attack came as president she was wrapping up his first visit to the beach at the press government officials during his tour to adopt tougher measures against terrorism and to do more to unite ethnic groups police have tightened security but the region has been plagued by violence for years. gonna be this claim is mama since the protests and they restricted the culture and the mission of the week or ethnic group investigators in south korea us and the passenger ferry that sank last month did not have its containers properl
May 2, 2014 5:00am PDT
for the year that just ended in march would be even bigger than previous estimates. tokyo market also be closed on holiday until wednesday. the hang seng index in hong kong finishes up nearly nearly 0.6%, 22,260. investors bought stocks in railway companies on reports that beijing would increase spending on the seconder. and in the philippines the composite index there with a gain as well up by half a percent, 6,742. mining stocks were among the big gainers there. that was on upbeat earnings from one of the country's leading miners. >>> u.s. car buyers are warming up after a long winter. they fuelled a rebound in april in auto sales. many of them opted for larger vehicles. researchers at auto data say carmakers sold about 1.4 million vehicles. that was up about 8% from a year earlier. car buyers were a little bit chillier earlier in the year. analysts say cold and snowy weather dampened their enthusiasm. people at general motors saw their sales go up nearly 7%. those at chrysler enjoyed a 14% rise. things not quite as good, though, over at ford where sales dropped just a bit ther
May 29, 2014 5:00am PDT
investigation to locate the remaining abductees and send them home. officials in tokyo said they'd ease sanctions if the probe went ahead. but things came to a halt when japanese prime minister yoso hukuda resigned. the issue stayed on the back burner for years. then this past march, government officials from both countries held their first high level talks in more than 12 months. they agreed to meet again to discuss a range of issues including the abductions. prior to the meeting, the parents of abductee megumi ogota traveled to mongolia to meet their granddaughter, kim un-jonk. north korean authorities say megumi is dead. but her parents and japanese officials don't believe them. the two countries arranged a meeting in mongolia for humanitarian reasons. the okutas have asked to see their granddaughter soon, because they are growing old. norika okada, nhk world. >> megaumi's father commented on the developments. he said this was a positive step. he said as the abductees are getting older, he hopes the results of the reinvestigation will be revealed as soon as possible. >>> japan's coas
May 9, 2014 5:00am PDT
% of the companies listed on the tokyo stock exchange, or 438 of them, have announced their earnings for the year that ended in march. analysts at snbc nikko security expect the operating profits of all listed firms to total about $390 billion. that's up about 30% from the previous year. big winners are electronic appliance, auto, and steelmakers. as well as real estate firms. they benefited from the yen's decline, and a nationwide shopping spree ahead of the sales tax hike last month. but in the current fiscal year the companies are bracing for slower profit growth, because of concerns about emerging economies. and here is how major steelmakers did in fiscal 2013. japan's biggest steel manufacturing nippon steel and sumitomo metal posted a group operating profit of $2.9 billion. that's more than an eight-fold jump compared with the combined profits of nippon steel and sumitomo metal before they merged in october 2012. another steelmaker, jfe holdings, showed a profit of $1.5 billion. that's 3.8 times the amount in the previous year. and kobe steel earned $1.1 billion, a tenfold rise
May 13, 2014 5:00am PDT
start-ups. >> reporter: he started his company six years ago, at a small share house in tokyo. he lived with, and supported people, who run five different start-ups. since then, he has invested in more than 80 projects. he now plans to move to tel aviv to set up a new samurai share house for entrepreneurs from japan who want to make it big there. >> translator: if i can link up japan and israel there will be great innovations. my final goal is to support and invest in israeli entrepreneurs. >> reporter: on this day, those looking to launch their business in israel gave presentations. sakabira thinks some of the ideas have worldwide potential. >> translator: about half of these companies could make it to the global market through israel. i'm happy. >> reporter: for misses minded young challengers, israel seems to be a land full of opportunity. nhk world, tel aviv. >>> and it's time now for the latest business stories with ron madison. >> all right. thanks, shery. investors around the world now watching for economic data out of china. the latest indicators show that the country's factory
May 19, 2014 5:00am PDT
condominiums put up for sale in the tokyo metropolitan area in april showed the biggest drop in just about five years. researchers at the real estate economic institute say nearly 2,500 condos went on the market in tokyo and three neighboring prefectures last month. that was down almost 40% year on year, and marked a third drop in as many months. the plunge reflected brisk sales last year when consumers tried to beat a consumption tax hike in april. higher construction costs also prompted real estate developers to limit the number of condos for sale. researchers predict that new condos coming in to the market will continue to decline because of their higher prices. >>> on to the markets now. investor sentiment in asia has been a little bit weak. bourses in tokyo, shanghai, and sydney all ended lower. indonesian shares also faced selling pressure after reaching this year's highs during the day. now the nikkei here in tokyo down just over 0.6%. 14,006. that's the lowest level in a month. a lack of major buying cues prompted some traders to sell. overall participation was pretty low. in
May 27, 2014 5:00am PDT
child rearing families. abe spoke on tuesday at a meeting held in tokyo to discuss ways to enhance the position of working women in society. he called on corporate japan to change its male dominant thinking, noting that half of the consumers in the country are women. he said he's convinced that women play more active roles will lead to a vibrant japan. >> translator: we will aim by 2020 to create a society for women fill over 30% of key positions. to build such a structure in the entire country, we will carry out policies to encourage business leaders to work out plans to train women and promote them to managerial posts. >> abe also said his government will help create more nursery schools, so no women who are willing to work have to stay home to look after their children. >>> japanese investors looking overseas now and watching their assets grow and grow. a measure of their investment in foreign markets swelled last year to a record level. finance ministry officials take overseas holdings and then deduct foreign investments in japan to calculate what they call net external assets. now
May 22, 2014 5:00am PDT
they took some positive cues from that chinese data. most asian markets finished higher with tokyo outperforming the rest of the region. sydney and jakarta also showing pretty strong gains. seoul's kospy recorded this year's high. in tokyo the nikkei average with quite a jump. up more than 2%. 14,337 at the close. biggest one-day advance since miz-april. weaker yen lifted overall in sydney the stocks climbing the most in 3 1/2 months rising more than 1%. 5,479. china's domestic investors not all that convinced about the strength of their country's economy. the shanghai composite erased all other earlier gains. finally finished lower by about .2%. 2,021. meanwhile the gas sector maintained sharp rallies on news beijing reached deal with moscow on new supplies of natural gas. >>> shipments of televisions within japan in april plunged to a ten-year low for the month. officials at an industry association say tv manufacturers shipped 309,000 units. that's down almost 20% from last april. the officials say companies reduced shipments in response to weak demand as consumers in japan went
May 26, 2014 5:00am PDT
now. investors continue to put money back into japanese equities and that pushed tokyo's may index to its highest close since early april. the nikkei average up almost 1% today, 14,602. rising for a third consecutive session. investors bought back recent losers like brokerage shares. 9 yen's continued weakness helped to boost overall sentiment lifting shares of key exporters. here's how major bourses ended. petro poroshenko's victory in the presidential election helping to ease investor concerns. shanghai composite added just over 0.3% finishing at 2,041. auto and batterymakers got a boost from comments by chinese president xi jinping. he reportedly said developing energy efficient vehicles is the only way to strengthen the country's auto industry. >>> and in sydney the s&p asx 200 unnearly 0.4%, 5,512 that's the highest close in just about a month. mining shares rebounded from last week's weakness due to rising resource prices. well, japanese appreciate traditional ways of doing many things. among them exchanging money. many people prefer to do financial transactions in cash but l
May 12, 2014 5:00am PDT
russian affairs with the tokyo foundation gives us his take on the referendum. >> one main objective is for this refinement is to show the concern about the -- this current government -- this most be conceivable scenario from the point of view of president putin because, you know, president putin really understand that the direction of the eastern government in ukraine. the only option is to make the situation in eastern part of ukraine managebly -- by doing this russian government also use the situation to try to deal with the government of ukraine. if ukraine continue to be unstable managebly unstable then russia also could influence the interim government possible direction to supporting the separatists of the eastern part of ukraine. so i believe this potential action will be hard anyway the situation and the crime will continue. >> soccer fans in japan finally know who is on the country's squad for next month's world cup. the japanese football association will be sending a 23-man roster to brazil. coach alberto zaccheroni has gone for a record 12 overseas based players. honda of
May 8, 2014 9:00am PDT
tokyo thanks. you do. who is struggling with pain he told its citizens to whom and in increasing the rate of one of the entropy. she will come so don't open til tuesday every weekday from going into the world. people in the philippines are still rebuilding after one of the strongest typhoons ever recorded swept through the country. six months ago typhoon honey and flattening villages and left more than seventy three hundred people dead or missing. today two million people are still living in shelters an eight year old charming paragraph this report from one of the hardest hit areas six years on we are back on dvd and read thousands of homes and buildings for that the commercial center of the band has been repealed the nature cd and water are back on. on the town's outskirts. along the coast you can see real was a makeshift shelters made of tarps and high tennis salvage from the rubble the devastation was most severe in the spinach. people now putting you in on debating each which is the type who seem intent on five hundred people died when the wind out of every five. a seven year old
May 5, 2014 5:00am PDT
>>> welcome to nhk world "newsline." i'm gene otani in tokyo. pro-russian activists in eastern ukraine are not giving up their plan to hold referendums on expanding autonomy. clashes are escalating between them and interim government forces. eight government soldiers died of violence in the city of kramatorsk in the donetsk region. russia's state-run news agency says one pro-russian activist died in the luhansk region. they ins cyst they'll hold referendums on may 11th. a pro-russian leader in charge of the poll in donetsk told nhk on sunday that preparations are under way. >> translator: we already finished doing 70% of the ballots and will complete the work by the day after tomorrow. >> he said the ballots will ask voters a yes or no question on whether they will support donetsk's becoming an independent as a state. but he said no condition has been set for the referendum to be valid. pro-russian leaders are occupying a tv station in donetsk. they filmed a program there calling on residents to participate in the poll. the interim government claims the referendums will have no
May 14, 2014 5:00am PDT
. jackets like hong kong and jakarta posted solid gains. meanwhile other markets like tokyo saw minor losses. in hong kong, the hang seng index climbing more than 1%. it finished out at 22,582. shares of chinese property developers got a boost from an announcement by china's central bank. it reportedly took steps to spur mortgage lending to first-time home buyers. and in indonesia, the key benchmark there finished 1.4% higher, 4,991. market expectations are growing that jakarta governor is gaining in chances to win the july presidential election, and that he will push for more economic reforms. tokyo's nikkei average did decline. it was down over 0.1%, 14,405. investors booked profits from a surge on the previous day. also a pause in the yen's slide weighed on market sentiment. >>> trade ministers from around the asia pacific region are trying to give a push to talks on a free trade deal. ministers from the 12 participating nations -- nations participating in the trans-pacific partnership will meet next week in singapore. japanese negotiators say they and their american counterparts a
May 21, 2014 5:00am PDT
. government officials and the plant's operator tokyo electric power company, conducted surveys of the groundwater prior to the release. they say the radiation levels were far below government safety standards. about 400 tons of groundwater flows into the building, and becomes contaminated every day. engineers have built a system to pump up fresh groundwater through rails before it reaches the damaged reactor unit. they store the water in tanks to check the level of radiation, and release it into the sea only if it's not contaminated. this young man from a nearby coastal community approved the release. but some are uneasy about the plans, as they fear it may impact fishing in the area. >> translator: we want them to make sure they don't release contaminated water. >> reporter: government officials say they will constantly monitor the safety of the water. >> translator: our duty is to supervise this operation. we will do all we can to dispel the concerns fishermen and people have in fukushima. >> reporter: tepco officials admit this operation cannot be the main solution to stop the buil
May 15, 2014 5:00am PDT
gathered in tokyo to discuss support for afghanistan. the u.s.-led coalition troops are scheduled to withdraw from the country by the end of the year. now, in his opening speech, japanese senior vice foreign minister nobuo kishi promised support for afghanistan. >> translator: japan is willing to cooperate in making afghanistan and its neighbors prosper with the support of the international community. >> afghanistan's deputy foreign minister ershad ahmadi called for support for the nation when the predecessor to president hamid karzai is named in the presidential runoff. >> it is crucial that the international community maintains its support and engagement in afghanistan at this critical period. >> he said the main priority for afghanistan's new government is peace and reconciliation. but taliban militants are stepping up their activities and undermining security around the nation. >>> let's now get the latest business stories from ron madison. >> all right. first, clues to how major economies around the world are doing. let's start in the eurozone where the economy was in recession
May 1, 2014 5:00am PDT
say both tokyo and sydney shrugged off china's manufacturing data. investigators in tokyo focused on corporate earnings in the middle of the reporting season. in fact, the nikkei average has seen gains of 1.25% finished at 14,485. investors bought stocks on strong earnings from several companies. the biggest gainer was musical instrument maker yamaha. it reported a better than expected profit for the year that just ended. >>> in sydney, the s&p asx 200 index seeing a decline of .75%. 5,448. stocks have been under a bit of selling pressure after hitting a six-year high on april 29th. the biggest losers were banks and mining companies. iron ore prices in china, which is australia's biggest trading partner, remain at two-year lows. >>> managers at firms across japan fear consumers may be keeping a tight grip on their wallets. the consumption tax went up a month ago from 5% to 8%. that cut into people's disposable income. some managers are adopting new tactics to keep them spending. more from nhk world. >> reporter: millions of japanese people are enjoying the stream of holidays in sp
May 6, 2014 5:00am PDT
>>> welcome to nhk world "newsline" i'm gene otani in tokyo. an islamic group in nigeria says it is responsible for abducting more than 200 school girls. a man claiming to be the leader of boko haram admitted that its members carried out the kidnapping last month in a northern state of borno, and he warns that the group is planning to sell the girls. boko haram released a video on monday saying it was behind the kidnappings. >> the man said members of boko haram took the girls to prevent them from receiving a western-style education. he has called on the nigerian government to abolish schooling for girls. >> we want our girls! we want our girls! >> hundreds of demonstrators staged a rally in lagos. they're angry at government officials for failing to find the girls even though a large number of security forces have been searching for them. internet users around the world are urging the authorities to do more to bring the girls home. pakistani teenage activist malala yousafzai has added her voice to the campaign. a spokesperson for the u.s. state department said many of the girls may
May 30, 2014 5:00am PDT
countries. officials in tokyo say at least one chinese jet on saturday came as close as 30 meters to an sdf plane over the east china sea. they launched a protest with china, and sate it was an extremely dangerous action. beijing announced an air defense identification zone over the sea in november. a defense ministry spokesperson says japanese aircraft have pursued and obstructed chinese plane morse than ten times since then. he also says two sdf jets came within about ten meters of a chinese plane in november. >>> u.s. officials have criticized the chinese action. a state department spokesperson says any attempt to interfere with freedom of aviation and international air space raises regional tensions. >>> and we have a series of economic data out of japan today, ron madison has the latest from the business desk. >> yeah, that's right, shery. in fact the data shows that the sales tax hike in april is having a considerable impact on the economy. first, the cost of goods and services went up at the fastest pace in more than 20 years. officials at the internal affairs ministry say
Apr 30, 2014 8:30pm PDT
what will . law. nhk world news line it's now eight am on thursday me first on the spot on in tokyo. an explosion has local railway station in china's change and we are autonomous region three people have reportedly been killed and seventy nine in check. the blast occurred in the main city of a raunchy on wednesday evening the steak lunch and when news agency says an unidentified into the show went on a stabbing spree at a railway station then detonated explosives police on investigating it as a terror attack. the incident happened as president she championed was wrapping up this first one to the region getting the four day trip she told government officials to strengthen anti terrorism measures and improved ethnic harmony. people in the region have lived with on rest forty years in two thousand and nine about a thousand protesters turned out in the raunchy for a rally against chinese old forties it escalated into a series of riots and about two hundred people were killed we the residents and police fought again a year ago in the cash garbage and twenty one people most of them polic
May 2, 2014 10:00am PDT
differently. this can be a concern to korea due to sensitivity over tokyo's interpretation of history and territory all claims nevertheless south korea's embassy has welcomed leopards nomination as he has a good reputation among diplomats and the country. seasoning. i didn't use. a new report from korea central bank shows that the nation's annual growth is close to matching its potential growth rate. that's a positive sign for the economy but it could mean a possible rate hike later this year when jay explains the bank of korea has used the new lady of calculating the nation's output gap and results showed a smaller margin between the economy's actual growth and potential growth compared to the previous match and the new method introduced in the central bank's report on friday and eight that giving a more accurate picture on the economy and helping policymakers drop plans to promote greater economic activities. all three and asset bubbles and reveals the korean economy is growing closer to its maximum possible growth rate at which the economy can grow without triggering inflation in f
May 5, 2014 10:00am PDT
liberal democratic party coalition and discuss lifting japan's ban on collective self defense tokyo was expected to adopt a new legal interpretation soon after also in japan on monday tokyo residents woke up to the strongest earthquake felt since the two pushing the quake and tsunami over three years ago at five eighteen am local time the essex boy no magnitude quake struck in the seabed near an island south of tokyo only seventeen people were reported to be injured but no reports of major damage the march two thousand eleven and eighteen nine when no earthquake and tsunami left over eighteen thousand five hundred people dead or missing. they created a disaster zone out that the machine into ict nuclear power plants. meanwhile over in time when a magnitude six or no earthquake also showed that country causing minor damage to buildings and roads no media casualties or injuries were reported. on this children's day many korean parents may have considered surprising their children with twenty blocks as guests dancing the plots enhanced brain development but buyer beware they can also pose
May 5, 2014 4:30am PDT
, in is abc7 news. >> there are 16 injuries japan after three earthquake rocked tokyo. the tremors measured 6.0 and the center was 60 miles south of tokyo 96 miles underground. the earthquake struck 16 hours ago early in the morning in japan time so streets and office buildings were empty. this was the strongest earthquake felt in tokyo after the aftershock from the 9.30 earthquake in 2011 that killed thousands and damaged the fukushima nuclear power plant. >>> another strong earthquake affecting northern thailand at 6.0 with no immediate reports of injury or serious damage and we do not know yet if this earthquake is anyway related to the other earthquake affecting japan we were telling you about. >>> the murder trial of oscar pistorius has resumed after a two week break. the trial was initially expected to last for three weeks but was disrupted to accommodate several holidays including easter. it is now in the seventh week. the defense is expected to call more witnesses to support claims by oscar pistorius he shot his model girlfriend by accident after misstating her for an intru
May 28, 2014 5:00am PDT
expected. here's how major indexes finished out the day. tokyo's nikkei notched a fifth straight day of gains staying at its highest level in nearly two months. the shanghai composite advanced to a level that we have not seen in two weeks. tokyo's nikkei up today a quarter percent. it finished out at 14,670. the recent market strength invited more buying from some investors. meanwhile, profit taking was evident after the index had jumped more than 4% in the recent four sessions. and in seoul the kospi seeing gains of just about a percent, 2,017 for the close there. foreign investors continue to put money into the market. heavyweights like samsung electronics pushed the index higher today. and in shanghai the composite index with an advance of nearly 0.8%, 2,050. computer related stocks were lifted by speculation that the government may put more pressure on local companies to use domestic brands of hardware and software products. >>> well japanese workers have gained a reputation for putting in long hours, but members of a government panel say some employees should be rewarded based on t
May 2, 2014 9:00am PDT
the eye. welcome to the world is live and you know tommy and tokyo. here's a look at some other stories we're following this hour. i am more than two hundred people into the subway accident in seoul. when investigators have arrested two officials of the operator of the sunken ferry. afterwards the ship's cargo bay to have been altered ukraine's interim government has launched a major military operation against procession diligence in eastern parts of the country are reports of fighting it. what are people i have been interred in a subway crash in the south korean capital of seoul the accident happened on the number two line at around three thirty friday afternoon the loop line is the second oldest ground in seoul and one of the most crowded train waiting at a station was hit from behind by another that failed to stop emergency officials say. under thirty people were injured three of them seriously the announcement which means asking us to afford to avoid danger. the subway operator close the driver of the moving train as saying the emergency brake was applied but the train did n
May 8, 2014 5:00am PDT
janet yellen. tokyo's nikkei average rose nearly 1% to 14,163. rebounding from an almost 3% loss on wednesday. investors bought back recent decliners. shares of trading companies saw pretty strong buying. the shanghai composite add added .25%. 2,015. shares of resources companies like coal got a boost from the positive data on the chinese economy. and over in sydney, the s&p asx200 seeing gains of .75%. 5,476. market sentiment received support from data showing australia added a more than expected number of jobs in april. coupled with the country's steady jobless rate. >>> u.s. president barack obama has warned russian leaders again and again over what's happening in ukraine. he's hit them with a range of sanctions. now he's decided to remove russia's preferential trade status. a statement from the white house said obama would withdraw russia's eligible for benefits under the trade program. the u.s. grants lower tariffs on imports from developing economies. but the statement says russia is efficiently advanced and no longer warrants such treatment. a spokesperson for the national se
May 6, 2014 9:00am PDT
several be of any israeli officials as of february. prosecutors in tokyo are also investigating the case. they suspect the firm violated japan's unfair competition act the law bans the pain of bribes to foreign servants the private expedition as recovered a treasure trove of gold bars and coins worth more than a million dollars it's from a steam ship that sank off south carolina more than one hundred fifty years ago. us expedition to use a submersible to search the ship's wreckage of the depth of about twenty two hundred meters. the ship was the ss central america and was on its way to new york from stephen cisco caring massive amount of gold but it sank in a hurricane in eighteen fifty seven the expeditions crusaders into two hours to collect five gold bars into twenty dollars gold coins. the total amount recovered always about thirty kilograms it's worth an estimated one point three million dollars at today's prices. this entry daffodils are of many banks of new york that was waiting for the ship to bring them gold he is a tight cash shortage the ship sinking is considered to be a
May 15, 2014 11:35pm PDT
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May 31, 2014 4:35pm EDT
, but ignore it. so he very loudly proclaims so everybody in tokyo can hear, we're going to, you know, halt the seawater injection when, in fact, they didn't. >> uh-huh. >> and to me, that was, to me that was a human element in that story in which in japan where ignoring the rules and kind of acting on your own is not rewarded, here was a moment where a guy knew that if he didn't act, things would go even worse than they were going. >> more about the tsunami and the resulting meltdown at the fukushima nuclear power plant tonight at ten eastern on "after words," part of booktv this weekend on c-span2. >> booktv continues now. philip k. howard argues that leadership in the u.s. has been replaced by stifling and outdated
May 1, 2014 9:00am PDT
plunged in april but some stores in tokyo's upscale shoppings increases demand from foreign tourists is the main factor the shop set up a quarter for helping customers in english and chinese and the tax hike last month the shop managers started holding events to sell a variety of japanese souvenirs they see items that just judicial warrant a slacker cuts are popular among overseas visitors. because i've had the votes in every ten pennies the and noone shopping center. and i'm so maybe i will find some peace of costs from nine ten from japan employees at the store say purchases by foreign customers doubled in april from a year earlier. in account for more than ten percent of the shops monthly sales. chinese officials say a key manufacturing index improved in april for the second month in a row authorities said the national bureau of statistics announced that the purchasing managers' index for april stood at fifty point four that sub zero point one points from march and above the break even blind fifty analysts say the second straight monthly increase suggests that the economy is improvin
May 10, 2014 6:00am PDT
over the world from east afghan and tokyo. >> when i wanted to do was get into aspect of the personal coffee and the processing and everything else there was multiple steps in making coffee and we did have a lighter roost because of the qualities of the keep once you roost it it home gisz the coffee. >> one thing about the coffee they were special blends and i spent seven years on one blend so that's my pleasure. each bean they were all chosen and blended with each with different cultural and beans is like people and those people give me a reputation i can't buy. people love you my clients love me they take me to the moves movies. >> fell in love with coffee and went to the coffee shops the community aspect i really enjoyed. >> i think it's important to have a place for people to show up and talk to their neighbors and recorrect. your surrounded with all those behalf communicated i communities >> i love my city san francisco has a good name my has every cultural in this planet living in san francisco it's a small city 7 by 7 but it's huge. ♪ ♪ ♪ ♪ ♪ ♪ ♪ >> i rea
May 5, 2014 4:30am PDT
in tokyo. there are reports that 17 people were injured. some of them from falls as the quake hit but it does not appear to have caused any significant damage. the quake hit in the ocean about 60 miles southwest of tokyo. it's the strongest to hit the area since the magnitude 9 earthquake and tsunami in 2011. we learned about an earthquake in thailand. it was felt in the capitol bangkok. no reports of any damages or injuries so far. >>> authorities are trying to figure out what went wrong during a circus performance sending eight acrobats. iten had yet the hack procat -- suddenly the support frame they were hanging from collapsed. this is cell phone video taken from the audienceth moment they fell-- from the audience the moment they fell. one is said to be in critical condition. a performer standing below was also hurt. >> at first i thought it was the act. >> hopefully they are all right. >> the circus has canceled two performances scheduled for today. it's unclear what will happen to the rest of the tour. >>> investigators are calling a fire in a convert the gang suspicious. it
May 5, 2014 7:00pm PDT
transportations in tokyo but appears there was no damage to buildings. the quake in japan was centered about 60 miles south of tokyo and it was deep. the quake that rocked northern thailand was relatively shadow and was felt as far away as bangkok and emr. it did cause damage to buildings and roads but no casualties have been reported. >>> investigators say they think a snap clip may be to blame for circus accident that seriously injured a dozen performers and rhode island yesterday. before we show it to you should know the video we are about to show you could be considered graphic. eight female performers were hanging from their hair when the circus apparatus collapsed sending them falling 20 feet or more. another performer on the ground was also hurt. a spokesman spokesman for ringling bros. and barnum & bailey circus called the accident unprecedented. instead it is a death a mac testament of their skill that more people were hurt. >> they don't call it death- defying for nothing. as a circus performer, it is our job to do the impossible. to stare death in the face, and conquer it. >> the
May 23, 2014 5:00am PDT
received support from signs of improvement in the u.s. and chinese economies. tokyo's nikkei closed at its highest level in three weeks. the index gained 0.8% to rise to 14,462. investors bought back shares as the yen remained weak. financial and export-related issues were especially in demand. taiwan's taiex went up 0.43% to 9,008, finishing above the 9,000 level for the first time in nearly three years. leading the advanced were shares of companies that are believed to have been supplying components for apple products. investors were optimistic about these stocks ahead of the expected launch of the iphone 6 later this year. >>> chinese workers have been churning out product after product. manufacturing has hit a five-month high, but some investors say chinese leaders still need to do more. the hsbc flash china purchasing managers index comes out every month. figures above 50 represent growth. those below, a contraction. the index climbed to 49.7 in may. but it's been stuck below 50 since january. investors say there just isn't enough demand. dickie wong is the executive director of r
May 31, 2014 2:30pm PDT
vietnam's waters. tokyo has indicated it will provide vietnam with patrol boats. the japanese prime minister is also calling for dialogue with china. we do not welcome dangerous maritime encounters between fighter planes and ships. what should be exchanged are words. exchange at a table, smiles, and have a discussion. >> demonstrators took to the streets in tokyo saturday calling for an end to what they regard as a chinese invasion. earlier, the japanese coast guard reported two chinese ships had entered its territorial waters. return to a story we mentioned earlier. a u.s. soldier held prisoner by the taliban has been released in exchange for five prisoners the u.s. was holding in guantÁnamo bay. for more on the story, we are joined by our correspondent in washington. u.s. government get in anymore details of the deal it did to get this man released? >> as you mentioned, the deal was brokered by the government of qatar. the gulf emirates agreed to host the five taliban inmates. they are expected to travel to the capital today. the sergeant was captured by militants in june of 2009
May 20, 2014 12:37am PDT
tokyo. >> i love i can stand here on the stage in tokyo and speak to you in holographic form. >> reporter: and the new indian prime minister made several campaign stops this way. that guy won the election. the basic technology, an illusion that predates television. >> hi, david. >> hi, david. >> one of us is real. the other is an illusion. >> an old 19th century magic trick. but with state-of-the-art digital technology. >> in theory, you could bring anyone back from the dead. >> or just have a conversation with yourself. >> reporter: the illusion, created by an invisible screen positioned at a 45 degree angle. the image, called pepper's ghost, floats on the screen. >> pepper's ghost is an age-old technique. however, this is the 21st century application of it. >> reporter: we filmed this at a rival company not involved in the m.j. performance. ceo alky david says the technology used last night was similar to this. the jackson estate insists their process was different. but in theory, the sky's the limit. >> you could have babe ruth greet everybody coming into yankee stadium. o
May 23, 2014 4:00am PDT
, jill. >> good morning, anne-marie. asian markets were higher. tokyo's nikkei gained nearly 1% and hit a one-month high. hong kong's hang seng was flat. >>> positive news on the economy and housing market droesh wall street stocks higher for a second consecutive day. the dow finished 10 points higher on thursday. the nasdaq was up 20 points. >>> hulett packard will cut an additional 11,000 to 20,000 jobs by october, far more than expected. the total would be about 50 thousand making it the largest payroll reduction in hp's 35 years. hewlett-packard has been struggling. additional cuts are not expected. >>> president obama is expected to nominate san antonio, texas, mayor julian castro as secretary of the department of housing and urban development today. castro is a rising star in the democratic party. he'll replace shaun donovan who's expected to run the budget office. >>> toyota announced a massive recall, the largest. its 450,000 siena minivans from 2004 to 2011 modlet years. toyota says road salt can core road the carriers underneath the vehicle. also sedans from 2013 and 50,000 hi
May 6, 2014 8:30pm PDT
what the philippines and other asian countries. university of tokyo assistance with assets totaling one hundred and conducting research as part of a national project he stimulated tsunami waves that currently countries them around japan. it would be generated by a magnitude nine level clay tell of the nong khai it off the deep beneath waters south of japan the relationship that tsunami waves we reached the philippines and other southeast asian countries in the retail four hours after the quake. more and then a four meter high tsunami may hit wide areas of the region in mindanao island the philippines and tsunami could rise as high as eighty meters. the study showed tsunami will also meet in the chinese coast. one to two meter high tsunami with the shanghai and surrounding areas. nine hours after the quake. you can join japan should think of old joined coping that used together with the station and pacific countries. in a sea of tokyo professor time best xi for the mega stressed the need for tsunami warning systems and evacuation drills in each country. he's also calling for internat
May 8, 2014 8:30pm PDT
when we will eye. denise line it's friday may nine and captain comanche and tokyo chinese authorities have accused the crews at the end the enemy's chance of that intentionally colliding with their vessels. last week a state owned chinese company hiked an oil rig in disputed waters in the south china sea now dozens of boats from both sides had gathered around it's the chinese are urging that the enemies to pull out so they can be in talks. it was at the scene on me and the hassle islands their ships have highlighted several times. the enemy's police and trying to stop the chinese from drilling monday crews of the chinese government ships. i keep being watched. possum. then on. these many ships have intentionally rammed chinese votes to disturb the company's operations on the phone. he says in chinese officials already since nineteen ninety seven the enemies have to leave first. unilateral decision by china and two. two i introduced the oil rig in the disputed waters the dangers contacting intimidation by the vessel's this is concerning and certainly there is the representa
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May 28, 2014 6:00am EDT
gripping japan. police have been searching the apartment of a japanese-brazilian woman in tokyo after the body of a 29-year-old nurse was found in a storage locker nearby. the body of rika akata had been sent to an address in tokyo in a parcel from osaka. >> reporter: this is one of the last pictures of 29-year-old rika okata before she disappeared in late march. on her facebook page, she said she was going to see an old friend she hadn't seen for at least a decade. over a month later, her body was found stuffed into this storage locker on the outskirts of tokyo. more than 400 kilometers away from her home in osaka. even more bizarre, her body had apparently been posted here from osaka in a two-meter-long parcel labeled as containing a doll. the postage had been paid with ms. okata's own credit card. but the story gets even stranger. this apartment being searched in tokyo was home to a japanese-brazilian woman. an old schoolmate of ms. okata. and now the chief suspect. after ms. okata disappeared, a woman fitting the suspect's description went to this osaka passport office and applied for
May 18, 2014 11:00pm PDT
to cancel several tokyo performances. those shows are expected to be re-scheduled. you can see his show here in the u-s beginning june 14th in lubbock, texas. the world's greatest action heroes are adding their voices to the effort to rescue the abducted nigerian schoolgirls. cast members of the "the expendables 3" held "bring back our girls" signs sunday as they walked the red carpet at the cannes film festival in france. the stars include sylvester stallone, arnold schwarzenegger, harrison ford, mel gibson, antonio banderas, wesley snipes and jason stay- tham. at the box office this weekend. godzilla stomped into the number one spot. the creature feature easily demolished the competition. seth rogen and zac effron's neighbors dropped down to number two for its second weekend out. and the superhero flick - the amazing spiderman 2 rounded out the top 3. giants decide it's payback time at att park. ryan vogelsong scattered five hits in seven shutout innings as san francisco downed miami 4-1. ryan vogelsong scattered five hits in seven shutout innings as san francisco downed miami 4-
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May 12, 2014 1:30am EDT
jody went to tokyo to work as a model and actress. >> i was make 20 to $30,000 a month. >> she came home with very little saved up. >> i strrted teaching -- started teexg modeling. trying to i figure out what i was going to do. >> jody eventually married a otherevenue of a printing busin. >> we were very comfortable. >> when their marriage began do unravel, she took a job as the manager of a gift shop. jody and her partner bought the business for $62h 62,500. >> the store was doing $20,000 a month. >> then the recession hit and things went from bad to worse. >> during the first six months of us buying the store our sales declined by 40%. and my business partner was diagnosed with breast cancer. my business partner had left. and then i started letting the girls go one by one. >> it was a blow from which the divorced mother of one has still not fully recovered. last year her store had about $200,000 in sales but jody only brought home about $10,000. >> the rent alone is close to 65, $70,000 a year and then taxes almost 10% here in the state of tennessee. >> like many others, jody has
May 5, 2014 9:00am PDT
sixteen at securing a three day stay in tokyo. mine's a special reasons. to begin before making process see sport and resulting will to create the regional shank. this becomes the base for creating a thing. so how does he deal making. gemini and the little stinker is used. she doesn't do it this way. he uses this in the city thanks according to the mall to creative thinking is an exact replica of the unique shape and wrinkles of a person's skin the outside. she uses a teaching tool to adjust the inside. the store the swing the right thing must be going screen as his prestigious making for me will you be so grateful to live. the new tv deal more to heal. the bill. she tends to lead the school system school cliques. not all that good. i have a peek into the contest and if it was a little jewel. it seemed like hours the swing. three from sixteen sixteen he retains the defections to the screen too. he's not. do you see me before. notable is me. such the gps to recreate the process. it is applied to be inside the mall. eighteen enough for now the instinct repeats. the touch the exchange. che
May 13, 2014 6:00am PDT
airlines is closer to downtown tokyo which united already serves and united said nonstop service to both toke can tokyo airports will be more convenient for travelers and the new service will start in october. >>> michael sam was the 249th pick in the draft but his jersey ranged 7th overall. sam made head lines before the drought. >>> donald sterling's explosive new interview. >>> in just 20 minutes, a controversy stirred up about magic johnson and how the former nba star is responding. >>> and the killings that terrorized the bay area, the family tie is the area says he has to the zodiac killer. how a car performs in a quarter-mile? or a quarter-century? is performance about the joy of driving? or the importance... of surviving? to us, performance is not about doing one thing well. it is about doing everything well. because in the end... everything matters. mercedes-benz. the best or nothing. . >>> just an incredible video at home, it was all caught on camera and it was a deadly shootout where an officer was killed, the suspected gunman was also killed and the fire started after th
May 7, 2014 5:00pm PDT
evening we caught up in good times each way to go in feeling good. i was. the is you. tokyo speech this is japan's largest produce money. foodstuffs from every part of the country the selection wide distribution established in seventeen cents. then possible to bring all kinds of fruit to tokyo from the province the development of a very sophisticated and cultured the extensive range of tastes took in what seemed to it. the japanese approach subtlety and artistic expression of seasonal thing bridget one of the world's great cuisine. do some leftist. gavin to reduce the ambitious season. here for the fishing pole to pole vault to the charcoal grill on the street. mr enjoyed coverage of lights from every region. the tony doherty for us to receive specialist region rest of us. execution style restaurant that simple syrup stuff the delicacies it really is. lee over into the country. he is a toy will retain links with unique nor conditions like this the bigger played the important bits too symonds who is typical of heart warming for depends called the reeds. it tasted like china and to t
May 5, 2014 4:00am CDT
. >> still had on line at sending stories. trending stories. tokyo test had its strongest earthquake in years at 6.0 magnitude. no tsunami warnings app. >> if you'd drink power 8, a controversial ingredient has been dropped >> to date is may says, but a shortage of lima shortage of blind at a cost the priced to glimes has put a squeeze on cinco de mayo . >> royal princess visited and as a tennessee this weekend. they were joined by their cousins. prince william and prince harry enjoyed southern barbecue. >> looking across the state regents, weekend state showers across park areawe are able to see if hours across our area.showers. high-temperature today at 57 the great, lowe tonight 40 degrees. >> construction, project started today on a railroad crossing on larchmont. reagan expressway exit ramp at ogden will be closed because of construction. >> black hawks are up 2-0 bennett there is serious and they are trending gone footwear going on at united center. artists is selling this as a piece of art about the black hawks. chicago blackhawks at pizza carry out or delivery. chi
May 7, 2014 4:30am PDT
. things didn't go well in tokyo. the nikke closed lower. we have all the news before the bell good morning. >> reporter: scott. good morning. it was a tough day on wall street. we are looking at futures mixed. after stocked did fall sharply on tuesday. today look for data on productivity and consumer credit. janet yellen is testifying forehead lines out of that event. the nasdaq was up 57 after yesterday's trade. let's say the company could be valued as much as $200 million. it makes more money than amazon and ebay combined. he says he is not interested in taking over the job permanently. mug beg mulligan stepped in with disappointing earnings into canada. he says he can't estimate how much target will have to pay to cover losses during the breach. we have most of the week covered after today. it is an important weekend for all the moms out there. we have rain in the forecast and then we switch over to a big time warm up. major changes coming. we see the wind speeds cut in half overnight. you will notice the jet stream to the north. we will get showers as the weak disturbance comes
May 5, 2014 4:30am PDT
. >> and the big top. what happened when the holding of the acrobats fell. coming up. ,,,, [♪] tokyo on sunday. this surveillance camera capturee shaking. it went on for a full 20 seconds. the 5-point-8 magnitude quake w felt across a wide area. a few minor injuries were reported -- my from falls. but there was no major damage. the passenger ferry that sa off south korea and dangero overloaded, and not for the first time... new documents reveal the coy was ordered a year ago to ld less cargo. but the ferry w carrying nearly four times its limitn it sank last month. three cargo handlers have been arrested on suspicion of negligence divers retrieved dozen more bodies today... bringing the number of confd dead to 260. . investigators are trying to figure out what caused an accident... that seriously injured several performers the ringling brothers barnud bailey circus. c-b-s news' wendy gillette has the late from rhode island. these eight acrobats were so wow the crowd with this 'la- than-life' performance at t dunkin donuts center in providence yesterday. but c to four- thousand people in
May 5, 2014 8:30pm PDT
prefecture around three hundred km northwest of tokyo the doctor. along the sea of japan coast is famous for delicacies from nature's bounty. like fresh seafood and delicious rice. it's one of japan's leading rice growing areas next are two was in the gaza city the capital. dr prefecture gasol. the next place the light yet and i'd love people think that was before its time. this is good because again soon re signed with the duty not to let the cd and the consequent a conscious the whole people of dover. i say so. little did i with a population of around two hundred thousand yet the city is a thriving metropolis along the japan sea coast. modern architecture and leisure facilities shopping and sightseeing are some of its attractions. this city is also known for launching new contracts and is home to many unusual rice based roots these pasta noodles are made from rice flour and the unique chewy texture he got. you can also be some sushi made with locally caught seafood and locally grown rice. a little overkill for us it is. as of today will be a habit or wrong answer. in this one of its na
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